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Goblin Squad Member. Pathfinder Battles Case Subscriber; Pathfinder Deluxe Comics Subscriber; Pathfinder Legends Subscriber; Pathfinder Adventure Path, Campaign Setting, Card Game, Class Deck, Maps, Modules, Pawns, PFS RPG, Roleplaying Game, Tales Subscriber. 10,607 posts (12,287 including aliases). 16 reviews. No lists. No wishlists. 11 aliases.



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Does anyone know how the long weekend will affect packages sent via UPS?

Does the entire US stop for the weekend? Or will things in transit continue transitting?


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Just read issue two. Another great instalment - the plot continues to drag me along, there's lots of Golarion lore goodies and Seoni makes some new friends.

My only disappointment is that there's no limited edition cover for this one. :(


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I don't spend much time in this forum, so apologies if this is a recently/frequently asked question.

I bought the POD errata'd cards for RotRL and would like to do the same for the other sets. Are they out yet? Or is there any timeline as to when they will be?


I've had a long absence from running PBP games (and wasn't particularly experienced back then anyhow) and am struggling with social encounters. I'd really appreciate any pointers from the more experienced (or anyone really!) as to how to make them work better.

The issue I have is basically knowing how hard to push the encounter along and how much to leave to the players. Combat scenes are relatively easy to keep things rolling - once we're in initiative, it's clear whose turn is next and any posts-out-of-order are relatively easily dealt with.

I'm struggling now with how long to wait between posts. The party has just met a group of NPCs - some of the PCs have introduced themselves and others not. Do you think it's best to wait til everyone has a chance to say 'hello'? Or is it better to push on with a conversation with the first responders and just assume the others took a backseat early on?

How do you generally run social encounters going forward? Do you exchange one or two posts with the party and then post a 'summary of the conversation' going forward (essentially getting the PCs to set the tone but mandating how it's all going to play out) or do you let the action slow for a week or so whilst a full scene plays out?

I'm really interested in hearing any opinions about what's worked in games you've run, what you like as a player, what you don't like, etcetera. It's proving quite unsettling as a DM. :/


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Hi Paizo people

I was just visiting my subscription page for some reason and noticed that my 'most recent' PACG subscription should have included a Promo card: Tup.

I didn't recognise that name, and have since been through my promo cards and I don't have a copy. Presumably it was supposed to be in the most recent AP? I got the golem card and Reta Bigbad (or something?)

Anyhow - is it possible to include a copy of Tup in the above pending subscription order (which just spawned)?

If you had any left, I'd appreciate it - clearly I don't pay a lot of attention, but now I know I'm missing one it's going to bug me!

Cheers
Steve


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Hi Paizo

I just played around with my subscription shipping preferences, given the new 'split-subscription' option and I noticed that I can select "Convention Pickup" as one of the options. Should that be disabled except for the June/August months maybe? (I don't know what happens if I pick it, but I'm not going to miss out on stuff for seven months just to see!)

The request regards the "save for later" option. I recently ordered a bunch of stuff with too many items to fit in the shopping cart, so I bundled them all into the 'save for later' section and CS placed the order for me. I'm now wanting to remove them all, but it seems like I have to do them one-at-a-time. Any chance we could get a "remove all" button (and a corresponding "move all to cart" button?

Cheers
Steve


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Woohoo!

This snuck in to the schedule quietly. :)


Here is the gameplay thread, craving some dots.


This is for discussion. I also get a fair number of Private Messages and check them daily if you have anything you want to discuss with the DM privately - or the old spoiler tag is fine too. Whatever suits you.

It's also a place you can grant one another inspiration - there's no voting or permission required. If someone does something you think deserves inspiration - nominate them here and they have it.

Remember you can't get inspiration more than once, so if you get it - spend it and then do more awesome things. :)


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A man on the inside said so.

Any chance we'd be able to get some kind of monthly "Where starfinder is at now" blog? I appreciate it's all still in flux, but even if it was at the meta-level of "We've started playtesting the starship battles rules and here's some of our guiding principles...." I for one would really appreciate it.

I realise it's too soon for previews, but some behind-the-scenes musings would be equally welcome.


I ran a few games several years ago before finding I’d bitten off more than I could chew and retiring from PBP. Having played in a few over the last couple of years, I’m going to throw my hat in the ring again as a PBP DM – this time I’ll limit myself to one game at a time and should be able to avoid the creative burnout which hit me last time.

With that in mind, I am looking to run at least the first parts of the latest WotC adventure “Storm King’s Thunder”. If you’re interested, please read the following and submit a character if you like. I’ve got an awkwardly timed trip away in a couple of weekends, so recruitment will stay open until Wednesday the 5th October there’s no rush and selection won’t be based on how early you submit.

I’d like us to be able to post at least once per day Monday through Fridays and hopefully once on the weekends. I’m in Australia but will be checking the thread at least once and usually four or more times a day/night.

I think it’s a good idea for the DM to make saving throws, perception checks and so forth on behalf of the players so I’ll do that from time to time when it’s more ‘passive’ stuff. I won’t generally make attack rolls and so forth unless we haven’t heard from someone for a few days.

The system:
It’s a 5th Edition D&D game – no experience required. All official sourcebooks are usable and I’m open to third party content as well, subject to discussion/approval.

I don’t have any houserules as such, although I’m pretty permissive when it comes to “doing things which don’t use your action” – I’ll generally let you do it unless the rules specifically highlight that it should take an action or bonus action. More broadly, I tend to err on the side of saying yes rather than no if you want to do anything outside the ordinary.

Feats are allowed. Multiclassing is allowed. Variant humans are allowed.

Traits/Bonds/Flaws and Trinkets are optional, but a lot of people like them, so if you haven’t I’d recommend giving it a go. I’ll be getting the players to handle awarding inspiration – if you think someone deserves it based on these hooks or just for generally being cool, tell them in the discussion thread and that player has inspiration.

Character Generation:
Stat generation is by the book – so you can use point buy or roll 4d6 (drop the lowest) six times and arrange them in whatever order you want. Similarly hit points are maximum at first level and then half-die round up or a roll at each level (your choice although I feel compelled to point out that rolling is mathematically inferior).

The setting:
It’s going to be set in Golarion – northern Varisia, to be precise. The party will begin having left Riddleport a few days ago heading north in answer to a call for help from a small gold-mining village on the Velashu river known as Elbar’s Bluff. Too small to be marked on any map, it’s roughly halfway between Riddleport and Brinewall.

The campaign:
Storm King’s Thunder is loosely broken into three sections – the introductory part covers roughly levels one through five. As per usual in 5E, the first two are more like apprenticeship levels and kind of fly by – it’s likely you’ll be third level within a couple of days of game time. The “middle bit” is roughly levels six through eight. The finale is eight through ten (in terms of planning out characters, should we reach the conclusion, you’ll be tenth level for the last several encounters).

I’d like to commit to the first section and then pause at fifth level – give us a chance to evaluate how it’s going and allow people to bow out if they like. Similarly at eighth level, each being natural opportunities for people to leave and/or new people to join.

Selection (this includes something unusual!):
I’ll be selecting five characters on Thursday 6th October, allowing us a few days to sort out dotting threads, ask any final questions, and so forth. With a plan to beginning play on Monday 10th October.

Selection will be based partly on what feels like a good, cohesive group. Partly on people I know and probably on die-roll or something if I get more players than five.

Unusual bit: Preference will be given to anyone who was in my previous campaigns who wants to apply. It was several years ago (those campaigns were PF Beta, from memory) and I doubt this will come up, but in the interests of transparency for everybody else – anyone who was a player in the campaigns I had to drop will be placed at the top of the list.

Anything you want to know that I've neglected to say - please ask away.


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Following on from the recent events regarding the banning of some forum users, I thought I would list some of the things which seem to me to be causing friction and/or confusion and some suggestions for things to be considered:

  • There is a perception that users can be banned without understanding exactly what the ban is for. I know Paizo have a general policy of not providing individual notification and justification for deletion of posts, nor for locking of threads. Nonetheless, it seems to me that a ban, even if of limited duration, is serious enough (and hopefully rare enough!) that it deserves a private email. Perhaps this happens already – but if not, I’d suggest the payoff will be worth the work.

  • I’ve seen it suggested that part of the reason a user might be banned is for lots of little things building up over time (even if the ‘trigger event’ is not that serious). If this is the policy, then perhaps it would be good if we the users could access our moderation history in some way, so as to know when we’d been crossing the line more than would be explained by mere carelessness or ignorance. I’m suggesting something a bit like “infraction points” – presumably decaying automatically over time. However, it needn’t be such a discrete and formalised thing. Perhaps if we just got a note when we logged in saying when our ‘moderation frequency’ has grown too much. I was thinking green/amber/red classification – or unlabelled/cautioned/final warning or similar. That way at least if I’m on my final warning and I call someone a jerk, the temporary ban isn’t coming out of the blue. It also means I can’t point to other, unmoderated posts as examples of “bias”.

  • Whilst I personally think the explanations posted for thread lockings and post deletions are sufficient. It does appear there are a number of people who feel uninformed as to why it is occurring. I guess my only suggestion is to make sure this policy is continued and that the reasons given are clear – “the language here got abusive and personal, directed at the poster and not the argument” rather than just “these posts breached community guidelines”.

  • I have no idea how viable this is, but it does appear that there is often resentment when a long post has been deleted – especially when it isn’t a problem on its own but is rather buried within a problematic series of posts or quotes one. Since it’s possible to retrieve such length posts, I’m presuming that a “deleted” post is actually still visible to moderators. If it were possible to make it still visible to the person who posted it (but perhaps in green or something to save confusion) that would make it easy to salvage the lost material. I realise this would allow people to just cut-and-paste deleted posts back in immediately, however perhaps there could be two categories – hidden (from everyone but moderators and the poster) and deleted (as it exists currently) if you thought that was a risk? Or maybe this could combine with the earlier point and “green” users could see their deleted posts but amber/red users couldn’t?

  • There is a definite perspective (not from the Paizo forums but from another site) that the community@paizo.com email address shouldn’t be the venue for complaining or challenging views of the community team. Whilst another address might be unnecessary, I think a transparent outline of “what we do when there’s a complaint about moderation” somewhere might be useful. Do you have a policy that a different moderator looks at the action under dispute, for example? That would make sense to me and if everyone knows that’s in place, it might give people more comfort when they send an email off knowing that it’s not going to be reviewed by the person with whom they’re in dispute.

  • My personal view of paizo’s moderation is that it’s excellent. It’s very close to the perfect level of intervention, in my view (with perhaps one exception). Nonetheless, even if it is to continue as is, I feel that there is some confusion about exactly what service is being offered by the forums and more transparency can’t hurt. I also think it doesn’t need to involve abandoning the subjective “guidelines-not-rules” approach which you favour.


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That's not actually important to me (it just seemed odd to not be there), however, it would be useful if scenarios due in coming months were listed a la the other subscriptions.


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The title to this appears to be a little screwy.


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Plus made some room for traveller and a few other sci-fi RPGs I haven't played in a while.

I'm ready when you are, Sutter and team. :)


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Marco, your November has come early. :)


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Hi Paizo

I know it's only just gone past the 'expected shipping time' (at least based on my counting of days) but would someone mind looking at this order for me? It's several days past when I would have expected to see it (though I haven't used USPS priority to a PO Box in a while, so perhaps I'm misremembering...)

Am I right that you have access to a tracking number and can chase it down, even though I can't see it?

This is definitely NOT an order I want to lose!

Cheers
Steve


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Thanks very much for providing the PFS scenario subscription. My laziness is once more enabled. :)

Another thing that would be awesome for me is if after its conclusion each season could be bundled up into one file. There wouldn't be any rush, but it would really help since I take my PFS scenarios to a printer and it would be much, much quicker and easier for him if he could upload one file (apparently he currently has to fuss about in order to extract each scenario individually and then "glue" them back together).

I have no idea how easy that is to do (and no doubt the number of people for whom its useful is negligible). Nonetheless, I didn't think PFS subscriptions would ever be a thing, so it can't hurt to ask. :)


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Adelaide - South Australia, to make the question specific.


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The consensus seems to be that smite dice get doubled when the paladin criticals (even though they can choose to do so after seeing the critical has occurred).

However, I've seen some debate about whether the Great Weapon Fighter style allows 1s and 2s to be rerolled on the smite dice as well as the weapon dice. The discussion I saw didn't lead to any consensus.

What do you think? Do you think GWF allows one to reroll smite dice?

What about dice for weapons which grant +1d6 fire damage or similar - do they benefit from rerolls?

Do you think the way one treats criticals and smite dice hould have any bearing on how one treats GWF and smite dice?


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Hi Paizo

I think I must be losing my marbles. I can purchase gift certificates and select recipients, but I cannot for the life of me find how to send a message along with it. Nor can I see how to toggle between sending them anonymously and...nonymously (?)

I'm sure I used to be able to do that. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Cheers
Steve


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Hi Paizo tech people

I've mentioned this before with admittedly not much interest from many others - nonetheless, I'm still interested so I figured I'd ask again... :p

Is there any way we could get some ability to easily drag information from our past orders?

Ultimately, the simplest thing I'd like to be able to see is "You have made X orders for a total of $y.yy"

In a nearly-perfect world it would allow me to specify a timeframe.

In a totally-perfect world it would separate the order into shipping, PDFs and physical product (and even better break it down by publisher).

If there's little or no chance of anything like that happening, I will look into entering the historical data myself and creating my own database - however, if it's on a to-do list somewhere I'm not in a mad rush.

Cheers
Steve


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As I understand things, the plan is initially for a core rule book and then APs.

I'd really like a product I could hand out to players for some setting information, similar to the old gazetteer precursor to the campaign setting and ISWG. Any chance something like that could be possible? Or is something similar going to be somewhere in the core book?


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Is it possible to delete "experienced" characters you no longer want to use?


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I generally run most of our campaigns but leave the choice of game system and adventure to my players. That said, I'd really like to give starfinder a shot (our history with science fictiony games is pretty poor).

Consequently, I'm looking for a one-paragraph summation of Starfinder - themes, genre, whatever...that I'm hoping will inspire them to choose this for an upcoming campaign. Is there an "evevator pitch" summary somewhere? A broad-strokes description of what the game is going be like?


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We've needed a giant crab figure for a long, long time. Nice work, Erik!

(Like I'd say anything negative when you're in that mood.)


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We arrived back in Australia last week after yet another amazing visit to the US.

It began in Seattle at my first ever Paizocon. Although it was much anticipated, the convention managed to be even better than I expected. I got to finally meet a large number of the staff (my goal was to say hello to all of them, but that turned out to be beyond me) and they were universally friendly, approachable and incredibly generous with their time. I attended all those seminars I've always been so jealous about missing, got to go to the banquet and hear the big news and updates direct from the staff, rather than waiting for snippets on the messageboards. I also played in a couple of games, met some 3PP guys I'd only ever spoken to via email and even survived being the canary in a trap-laden Bill Webb dungeon. :) If you've never been to Paizocon - you should make it a priority. It was a lovely feeling to be amongst such friendly and happy people.

After that we spent a week driving down the west coast to San Francisco, spent a couple of days there and finally flew to New Orleans for the final week. As usual we were struck by a sense of community and welcoming friendliness everywhere we went. The side of America we love and wish we could explain to our friends back home.

It was whilst we were in New Orleans that Orlando happened - displaying the other side of the US and the bit that gets all the airplay here at home. When I tell people about our trip, their response is always "You weren't anywhere near Orlando, I hope?" It's such a shame that the violent side of America is what makes the news - not the welcoming, generous people we see and meet every time we visit.

The attack in Orlando was tragic and awful. Made even worse by the stupidity of hating someone else just for who they are and how they live. I can't imagine what it's like to be targeted in that way and the fact people still manage to express themselves and live their lives in the face of such violence and loathing is quite inspirational.

I love American people and I truly hope that the compassionate, friendly, tolerant people that I've always been fortunate enough to meet can find a way to win over the violent, intolerant few who always seem to make the news.


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Is there one? In either the regular bit or the 'save for later' bit?

If I file something there for six months or so is there much risk it will suddenly disappear?


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Hi Paizo CS people

Would you mind looking over my subscription order, which just spawned? There's a few backorders as well as the monthly subscription, but I was a little surprised at the shipping cost - it is significantly bigger than I was expecting.

No drama if it's correct, but if you wouldn't mind checking I'd appreciate it.

Cheers
Steve


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Is there a reason these can't be preordered? (Like is it part of the free RPG day contract or something?)

Every year I stress about missing out on a copy. Although that hasn't ever actually happened, it would be so much easier if I could preorder it as soon as I saw the announcement (even better if it were part of the subscription so I wouldn't even have to do that).


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I seem to remember hearing about last year's release around paizocon. I haven't heard of anything other than the next set of minis.


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This is the moderator post in question.

Obviously I can't see the deleted posts, so if there was abuse or whatever, I'm not in need of any clarification.

However, it seems to me a discussion about the best terms used to label different genres of RPGs is an entirely reasonable topic for the gamer ltalk forum. It may not be of interest to many, but I for one was enjoying both Irontruth and thejeff's back-and-forth, in particular (and was contributing in what I considered a respectful/constructive way).

Semantics may be boring to some, but I don't really understand why it would be seen as offensive. I'm not "lobbying" to have it allowed (since I don't care that much!) but I do find it puzzling that such a topic would be seen as undesirable. Am I missing some perspective?


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Hi paizo CS people

My amended subscription order for April (#3898660 according to my email) looks a little odd.

The duplicate CD has been removed (thank you). However, I thought I had preordered the limited edition #5 of the comic - not sure if it was removed mistakenly, or if I am wrong about me ordering it. Either way, I've just added a copy to my sidecart - if it's possible to ship it with this month's subscription that would be good.

The main issue is that it seems the shipping option has been changed from UPS International to standard shipping. Could you amend it back to UPS International, please?

Also, you're probably already aware, but it appears from my account that I'm going to get two copies of the next legends set.

Thanks for sorting that for me.

Cheers
Steve


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Whilst more humanoid figures is not something I'm ever going to get excited about, I like the colour scheme of these. I think they'll mix in well with both the grey maidens and the cultists.


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Hi Paizo

If I'm browsing various threads, I use the set of links at the top (About Paizo - Messageboards - News - Paizo Blog - My Account - Help/FAQ) quite a lot. Generally to jump back to Messageboards but occasionally to the others.

If I'm browsing a product discussion thread, that bar is replaced with links to the various product lines and the messageboard link off to the right goes to a subsection of the forums, rather than to the 'global view'.

Is there any chance of keeping the usual links available when browsing the product discussion threads? (Or is there some easy way to get there that I'm missing?)

Cheers
Steve


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Hi Paizo

Sharaya mentioned that all the march orders should have been shipped by now, but I don't think I've received any email and the order still shows as pending.

Would you mind having a look to see what's going on with it?

Cheers
Steve


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This has previously been deemed problematic, but with the larger flip-mats and the imminent Inner Sea Faiths it seems like things may be relaxing in that department. I'd like to voice my support for a little leeway in this regard - I'd much prefer for the prices to vary (minimally and where necessary) within a product line, rather than fix that and then have books need to be pared back to fit a pre-determined size constraint.

I feel the Absalom book definitely could have benefitted from being 96 rather than 64 pages (granted that was very early in the piece) and it seems to me that several of the players' companions have felt somewhat 'crammed' from time to time.

I know there are some who budget tightly based around the predictable prices. It seems to me that an automated warning email a month prior noting that the next subscription will be $4 higher than usual (or whatever it is) might go a long way to alleviate the budgetting issue. Albeit a month with several larger-than-usual releases might push some people to drop a subscription.

Anyhow - not sure if there's been a relaxing of policy, or if this is a testing of the waters. If so, I thoroughly approve.
Can't wait to see Inner Sea Faiths! :)


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Just picked up my copy from the shop. This is as good as the previous three issues. Hollow mountain is my favorite storyline so far.

I can just imagine Oloch's player after the final panel: "But that's what my character would do..."


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Ignoring the irony..Thanks to the tech team for cleaning that latest incursion up so quickly. It's strange how depressing it is to log on to paizo and see all that rubbish. This burst seemed to only last a week or so - greatly appreciated. :)

The actual point of this post was in response to Chris's comment in the recently locked thread that there's no need to flag spam posts. Without giving anything away re:tactics, is it still useful to you or is it a total waste of time?

I don't feel compelled to hunt down every post, but if I see something that's been there for a couple of hours I tend to flag it in case it's been missed by the laser. I don't feel obligated, but I'm happy to do so provided there's some (even marginal) benefit. If it literally has no purpose then I'll probably not bother.


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I generally run APs in systems other than Pathfinder and we generally prefer low-power, low-scope of action games.

Which APs do you think work best for that kind of feel? (At the saving-the-village end of the scale, as opposed to the saving-the-world end).


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Hi Paizo

For the last couple of Iconic Heroes releases (#4 and #5) I've had a preorder set to ship with my subscriptions.

Everything has seemed to work fine, except that I have subsequently received a second copy. In the first case I didn't mention it as I wasn't 100% sure that I didn't accidentally order it twice, but I'm more sure with #5.

Could you look into that for me and see if I did, in fact, order them both twice or whether there's some glitch sending me two copies when I preorder to my sidecart?

I'm very happy to have two copies, so there's no issue at the end of the day, however I'd like to know if I'm doing something stupid or if the 21st century is conspiring against me (again).

Cheers
Steve


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I found this set of ten cleric domains which I quite like. For the price of a coffee, it's hard to go wrong really. There's a few editting issues (some poorly worded sentences and even some fragments which aren't in English, so perhaps it's a translation) but I found several of them to be well balanced and thematically interesting.

Has anyone else found anything they'd recommend?


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Hi Paizo

I've recently started using the new UPS International because it's proven cheaper and quicker than USPS priority international, but the big thing that decided it for me is that it comes with tracking info.

When I check an order in transit via my account, I still get the standard message:

"International shipments are not trackable and do not have guaranteed transit times. Any applicable customs charges are the responsibility of the recipient."

Is there any chance that, when international shipments DO provide tracking information, that a link to the UPS website, together with the tracking number could be inserted there instead of the opening clause? (ie an exact copy of what you sent in the email)

It would help me, since my email is at home but I'm having stuff delivered to work.

Cheers
Steve


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Obviously the stuff I'd be looking to produce under the CUP wouldn't be uploaded to the DM's guild. However, if I were to release anything on the DMG (likely to be free or possibly "pay what you want") would that lead Paizo to think I was a publisher and therefor no longer eligible to utilise the CUP?

Would it depend on how much material was released through the DMG?
If you do reach that conclusion, is it irrevocable? (Like if I cross a line, can I walk it back and cease being thought of as "in the publishing business"?)

Cheers


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Thanks very much for taking the subscriber concerns re:singles on board. It doesn't surprise me, but being expected doesn't make it any less appreciated. :)


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I only just noticed that section of my account (together with my activation code).

What is it for?


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I'm currently running a 'pseudo action' of a bunch of RPG books. It's five lots per week for the next five weeks - I'll send the books to whoever pledges to donate the highest amount to The Roleplaying Game Creators Relief Fund.

Please see this thread in the Gamer Talk subforum, if you're interested.

Even if you're not interested. Please consider making a donation to the RCRF - I think it's a good way to help out some of the freelancers and others who work for us for very little reward.


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You may or may not have heard of The Roleplaying Game Creators Relief Fund. It is a charity that was set up to help those who work in the RPG industry and who suffer some kind of medical emergency or other disaster. It relies on donations from companies or individuals to provide assistance in a variety of circumstances.

I am currently having a semi-regular purge of my RPG collection and have decided to run a “pseudo auction” here on the Paizo forums. I’ve divided the things I’m getting rid of into twenty five lots and will be giving them away over the next five weeks (five lots per week). Some are Paizo books, some are collectible books from years ago and others are more niche. Most are in good condition – I’ll identify which are “much loved” when they come up.

The way I’m selecting the recipients each week is via a secret auction of pledges to the RCRF. You can PM me your bid throughout the week the lot you’re interested in is up for auction and at the end of the week the highest bidder will win. I’ll then send you the books you bid on and you’ll make a donation to the RCRF via their webpage (they have a paypal link, but I suspect you can contact them to organise other ways to make your payment).

All bids will be confidential and I won’t reveal any winners nor any of the values of bids made.

If you are unsuccessful in your bid (or just uninterested in what’s on offer), please consider making a donation. The people who work in our industry are often doing it for the love rather than the money – when medical setbacks occur it can prove difficult to continue, given the realities of healthcare costs.

Any queries, please post them here or feel free to PM me.


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Hi Paizo

I have a strange Order (#3777613) which arose when I was playing around with the PF legends digital subscription. It's showing as pending but I've got everything from it (I don't actually need the digital subscription, since I have the regular one). Would you mind setting it to finalised so I don't get confused?

Cheers
Steve


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Hi Paizo

Could you please cancel my Player Companion subscription? It's been a while since we've played any pathfinder other than 'Core book only' so these are kind of piling up unused... :/

Cheers
Steve

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